Salvador Dalí

Alice in Wonderland – The lobster quadrille

1969
heliogravure on paper
Inventory number 331
In 1969 Salvador Dalí illustrated a limited edition of the classic 1865 novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (commonly referred to as Alice in Wonderland), written by Lewis Carroll. 

Dalí’s Alice in Wonderland – The lobster quadrille artwork refers to the dance that is performed by Alice, the mock turtle, and a gryphon. As they dance, they all sing. The Queen of Hearts appears in the lower left corner of the artwork, overlooking her land.